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Move over, Halloween; Christmas decorations up in downtown Wilmington
Submitted by IE on Tue, 11/01/2011 - 3:42pm.

You may think it's far from Christmastime, but the City of Wilmington apparently disagrees. Just one day after the spooktacular holiday of Halloween, downtown Wilmington now has a bit of Christmas flair

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Bank of America nixes $5 debit card fee
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/01/2011 - 2:26pm.

Bank of America is nixing its plans to charge a $5 debit card fee. The bank says in a statement that the decision to scrap the plan came after listening to customer feedback in recent weeks.

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NC has slow reading, math gains on US average
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/01/2011 - 12:06pm.

North Carolina students are right about average on math and reading test results. The report released Tuesday from the National Assessment of Educational Progress show the state's schools are making slow progress on improving test scores compared to other states.

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NC infant mortality rate lowest in state history
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/01/2011 - 12:00pm.

North Carolina's infant mortality rate fell to a historic low last year, thanks in part to a huge reduction in child deaths among black residents.

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New Leland Town Manager gets to work
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 11/01/2011 - 10:43am.

video Today is day one for Leland's new Town Manager. With the controversy surrounding the town, we wanted to know how David Hollis plans to hit the ground running in his new position.

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Burlington teen keeps faith after diving accident at White Lake
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/01/2011 - 10:25am.

Horner’s family spent several days at White Lake in August. Year after year, the Horners and their extended family would return to the lake to enjoy time with each other and the friends they’ve made. It was in the afternoon that Horner sprinted before diving off the pier. His head hit the bottom of the lake.

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Pennsylvania company gets job to fix Wrightsville Beach bridge
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/01/2011 - 10:05am.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation has hired a Pennsylvania company to do work on the bridge to Wrightsville Beach.

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New Hanover Co. Schools gets new website
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/01/2011 - 9:53am.

New Hanover County Schools has launched its updated website with a completely redesigned new look.

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